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Author Archives: J. Herbert Nelson

Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II, Calls for an “Advent of Justice”

Article Originally Published by the Office of Public Witness Grace and peace to you this Advent season. During this time when we turn our attention and our hope toward Bethlehem and the Holy Land where the Prince of Peace was … Continue reading

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The Charleston Nine: Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson Responds

Sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 on the occasion of remembering the Charleston 9 and embracing the issue of race in the United States. The worship service was held in the United … Continue reading

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Reflection on the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

This article was originally published on the blog of the PC(USA) Office of Public Witness. “In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunities of an … Continue reading

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HIV AND AIDS HAS NOT GONE AWAY

THE CHURCH STILL HAS WORK TO DO This is part of a series of reflections from Johnson C. Smith’s first annual HIV competency training conference—and is a slightly revised version of a December 1, 2012 reflection posted on the blog … Continue reading

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